Saturday, April 10, 2021

Travel & Food

The intricate art of mixing

Knowing how to create, or having the right tools to invent a cocktail, is not something for everyone. Knowing what your guests actually like to drink is the first step in making any successful cocktail. Mixologist Alex Tan shares...

Popiah seller’s entrepreneurial spirit very much alive

KUCHING: Despite tasting failure in her clothing boutique business, this has not snuffed out the entrepreneurial spirit in Rubiah Samian. She has now switched to making popiah (spring roll), acknowledging that there were many challenges that she faced throughout her...

Electra House now and then

BY CRYSTAL WONG Electra House opened for the first time in August 1965. When it opened it was completely a different affair as Sarawak was only two years in being a part of Malaysia. Hundreds and thousands of commuters from all over...

Carpenter Street – Iconic and vibrant

Nestled in the heart of Kuching, Carpenter Street is one of the city’s most iconic and vibrant streets, steeped in rich history and heritage. These days, the area houses not only an array of decades-old establishments easily identified by their...

Rendezvous with beaches

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic and its after effects, Damai Beach Resort maintains its stature with locals flocking to the beach, enjoying a quick vacation. With sunny days ahead, the writer decides to finally have a little getaway. Damai, still a...

Cheese tart: From hobby to income

KUCHING: Juvina Grace Dirom first ventured into the world of Cheese Tart making during the implementation of movement control order (MCO) last year. Now, it has become a source of income for her. Her business started when she began to...

Charcoal grilled sandwiches

Best friends Sylvia Lau Pei Chien and Sebastiane Lo Sim Ling’s goal in life was to open a ‘food and beverage’ outlet together. Working hard on realising their dream, the duo turned that dream into reality, as they set...

Good demand for Ayu’s cencaluk

KUCHING: Working as a kindergarten assistant in Miri is not an obstacle for Ayu Aling, 52, to run her business to earn extra income for her family. The single mother sells various types of food products including cakes, biscuits and...

Office boy turns successful food entrepreneur

KUCHING: After 19 years of selling banana fritters at a stall in front of the family home, the experience has inspired Azreen Abdul Rahim d to take up business. Azreen said he has been helping his father sell banana fritters...

From civil servant to businessman

KUCHING: Despite being a civil servant and having a fixed income, Muinuddin Matnor was determined to chase after his dreams of venturing into business. Muinuddin, who also has experience working as a car and product salesman, worked in the bank...

Latest News

GOF foils five human smuggling attempts over nine days

KUCHING: The General Operations Force (GOF) foiled five human smuggling attempts during operations conducted between Apr 1 and 9. GOF...